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Flashback Friday: 1975 Alberta Girls

Flashback Friday: 1975 Alberta Girls

by Drum Corps International

Photo from the Drum Corps World archives.

Performing just one year in Drum Corps International competition in 1975, the Alberta Girls were an all-female corps from Edmonton.

Entering Philadelphia's Franklin Field in their unmistakable white uniform dresses, calf-length boots and bushy bearskin hats, the Canadian corps would march its way to a seventh-place finish at the 1975 DCI World Championships in the All-Girl Class.

Originating in 1975, DCI's All-Girl Class would be in existence through 1982. In 1983, the female-only corps still competing were combined with DCI's A-Class.

Though never returning to the DCI world Championships, the Alberta Girls remained active. In 1977 the group took a trip to Europe, performing in England, France, Germany and Italy.

Read the DCI.org feature "Letters to my Mom: 1977 Alberta Girls trip to England."

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